It looks like you are using a make utility written by Borland, and from the errors it is printing it looks like it is very different from GNU make. Please try using the version of GNU make that come in the Wixel Development Bundle. It should be in “C:\Program Files\Pololu\GNU Build Utilities\make.exe” by default.
Hmm, not sure how that could have happened, as I simply did the sdk install as documented, an then typed “make_all” at the command prompt in the c:\wixel-sdk directory. How do I determine which, if any ‘make’ utilities get executed?
Based on your suggestion, I cd’d to "c:\program files\pololu\GNU Build Utilities’ and ran “make c:\wixel-sdk\makefile”, and got the message “make: Nothing to be done for `c:\wixel-sdk\makefile’.”
The make_all.bat in Wixel SDK simply executes “make” so whatever make.exe utility is found first in the directories in your PATH environment will be used. The best solution would be to take the Borland stuff off your PATH, or reorder your PATH so that our make is found first. However if you need the Borland stuff on your PATH for some reason then you can try changing a line in make_all.bat from “make” to “gnu_make” and rename our make.exe to gnu_make.exe; this will avoid the name conflict.
OK, I have the Eclipse IDE loaded and installed, but now I’m getting the same sort of make error as before, except now from inside Eclipse. It looks like Eclipse is looking for ‘make’ instead of ‘gnu_make’. I looked through some of Eclipse’s configuration variables, but couldn’t find anything to change it’s ‘make’ to ‘gnu_make’. Any suggestions?
If it can’t be easily done inside Eclipse, then I’ll fall back on editing my basic PATH statement to move the Pololu stuff to the top.
I went ahead and changed the PATH statement, putting “C:\Program Files\Pololu\Wixel\Bin” and “C:\Program Files\Pololu\GNU Build Utilities” as the first and second entries, respectively, and this allowed Eclipse to work properly.
BTW, I used a free utility called “Redmond Path V1” from Redmond Labs to adjust the PATH configuration - the Windows XP utility sucks rocks .